Healthy Cooking and Home Remedy Classes at the Wirth Education Kitchen


Elderberry Popsicles with Kids: Herbal Cooking

8/4/15- 9am (Class Fee $20 Supplies $2) #53149

In the heat of the summer, a healthy and cooling treat is always a treasure. Join us at the Theodore Wirth Kitchen Pavilion for a fun activity to do with kids, learn about elderberries and how to make them into popsicles for a refreshing and tasty summer treat. Instructor: Kirsten Grohovsky

Greek Yogurt

8/4/15- 6pm (Class Fee $40 Supplies $5)

Yogurt populates a whole section of most grocery stores. Yet you can make your own simply and for less money and packaging. Learn to make traditional creamy yogurt and variations: Greek yogurt and "lebneh"- Lebanese strained yogurt spread. Taught by Iman Mefleh, who learned from the "Lebanese Grandmother School of Cooking." Instructor: Iman Mefleh

Natural Deodorant Making

8/13/15 - 10am (Class fee $20 - Supplies $5)

Summer is soon upon us- learn how to make your own deodorant from scratch and know exactly what you're putting on your body. Instructor: Kirsten Grohovsky

Preserving Vinegar Pickles

8/6/15- 6pm (Class Fee $40 Supplies $10)

Never buy another jar of pickles. Making your own pickles doesn?t have to be daunting! Learn how to make and preserve tasty vinegar pickles using cucumbers fresh from the farmer?s market while they are at their peak. Surprise your family and friends with unusual and irresistable pickled green beans. Vinegar pickles let you enjoy the produce of summer all year long. This class will show you how pickling and preserving with the boiling water method is simple, inexpensive, safe, fun, and best of all, delicious! Instructor: Camille Mefleh

Cooking from the Market

8/11/15- 6pm (Class Fee $40 Supplies $10) #53248

Farmers markets offer a variety of local produce at great prices with the opportunity to talk with the farmers themselves. How can you make the most of the growing season and the market? How can you use the more unusual offerings? How can you make the bounty of summer last into the winter? In this class, learn how to plan menus around produce as well as methods for storing for winter. Children ten and older welcome with adult. Instructor: Camille Mefleh


8/18/15- 6pm (Class Fee $40 Supplies $5) #53153

This beverage is popping up all over the place. It's different flavors and health benefits make headlines. You can taste it yourselves and make your own live-culture tea at home.
Instructor: Iman Mefleh

Your Relationship with Sugar

8/20/15- 6pm (Class Fee $23) #53157

Are you constantly craving sweets and want to understand why? Do you want to gain control without deprivation? This workshop explores the effects of sugar on the body and yourindividual relationship with sugar. Participants will gain a greater understanding of why we crave sweets, how sugar decreases our energy and the cycle of sugar addiction. In addition to understanding why we overindulge in sweet foods, participants learn what alternatives exist to the typical refined sugars we find in junk food, candy bars and other unhealthy snacks. Instructor: Bekah Rieke (CHNC) - Integrative Nutrition Coach

Summertime Herbal Infusions

8/25/15- 9am (Class Fee $15) #53324

Come join us at the Theodore Wirth Pavilion to learn how to make your own refreshing and healthy herbal infusions . We will discuss herbs that will help promote relaxation and easy stress, natures multi vitamins and more. Learn the basics of making at home infusions and try some tasty herbal infusions. Instructor: Kirsten Grohovsky



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